Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, University Texas, Tyler, 1986.
Wire operator/secretary, E.F. Hutton & Company Inc., Longview, Texas, 1964-1969; real estate agent, Century 21-Wayne Jones, Tyler, 1976-1980; business school teacher, Tyler School Business, 1987-1988; investment broker, Albert Gallatin Edwards & Sons, Inc., Tyler, 1988-1990; investment broker, The Principal, Eppler, Guerin & Turner, Tyler, 1990-1993; investment broker, Smith Barney, Tyler, since 1993.
Member American Association of University Women, American Business Women's Association, University Texas-Tyler Alumni Association, Texas Exes Alumni University Texas-Tyler, Lions Club International (board directors, officer since 1992).
Married Charlie Wayne Hellen, June 26, 1964. Children: Deena Dianne, Andrea Dee.